Araki, Genius

Nobuyoshi Araki is one of two demigods of Japanese photography (to international audiences anyway, the other being Daido Moriyama), and probably the most quotable photographer in the world today, right next to William Eggleston.*

Some snippets from the interview Araki had with SFMoMA; that exchange when he was asked if they could “go again” is something I can identify with, and I promise I’ll share that story soon. Click on this link (sorry, can’t embed the link on Format) for the video interview:

* I’m biased; I wonder if there are photographers who have influenced my work more than these two.

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